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Any advice on what it would typically take to land a role as a partner in the Big4 or MBB?

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Build a platform consisting of a recurring book of business, a constellation of senior partners supporting you, and a pyramid of managers/consultants who will follow you into the trenches. High pain tolerance helps too.

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Do you have any small children you wouldn’t mind sacrificing?

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You mean staffers/analysts, right?

Other than table stakes like integrity, teamwork and expertise, you need the following:
1. Business case, which is driven by a clear and consistent book of business and therefore external relationships.
2. Brand and sponsorship.
3. Mental support of your loved ones.

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Also a title higher than director... lateral hires ive seen were in the svp range for partners.

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PwC would likely bring you in as Director

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you gotta bring in new clients - I know an AD whose stayed at that level because they dont bring in new revenue - or either a retiring partner isnt "generous" enough to pass you his/her contract.
So yeah, connections work. THEY WORK WELL.

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Your soul.

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